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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Smoking: Not advised. Too many side effects.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
None: Probably Mucinex (guaifenesin) plain is much safer. D has some antihistamine in it, which may cause some dryness of mucus membrane and drowsiness. Oth ... Read More
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Dr. Dennis Clifford
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No: It's generally safe when used as directed.
Dr. David Jakubowicz
22 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Mucinex (guaifenesin) d: The major risk is with the d or decongestant component. It can cause persistent high blood pressure in excess of that caused by every drag of the ciga ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
No need: It is common for ex-smokers to experience a tight and uncomfortable feeling in their chest. This just goes away with time. Quitting smoking is the sin ... Read More
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Dr. Anita Prakash
29 years experience Cardiology
Short Answer: yes!: Coughing black phlegm is not normal!! Dark bc there is blood in it? That would be called hemoptysis. NOt sure how the CAnadian system is, but you need ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Pregnant woman should seriously quit smoking as it can effect the pregnancy and the baby.But some women find it very difficult to quit cold turkey.But ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
40 years experience Holistic Medicine
Determination and...: The most crucial thing is a strong desire to quit. There are many strategies to help, from nicotine patches/gum ; various pharmaceuticals to acupunctu ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Gutman
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Well...: Trust me you are not getting sick because you quit smoking.... for sure!
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Charlap
37 years experience Holistic Medicine
Wean off: Ssris are not approved for smoking but you should not just stop taking it. Go to another doctor for help to gradually get off of it.Modern antidepres ... Read More
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A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kiley Reynolds
26 years experience Pain Management
Quit Smoking: Most states have smoking cessations plans in place. I live in florida and we have www.Tobaccofreeflorida.Com, but others are available through websea ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Tholen
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
2-edged sword!: If e-cigarettes really help you quit, well, it's a bit like methadone--one narcotic for another, but acceptable if it ends up well. Many e-cigs still ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Stop or Gradual Stop: A visit to one's doctor can help, especially if the doctor knows of successful smoking cessation methods, medications, and programs, all of which may ... Read More

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